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South Carolina man lives as modern-day Tarzan

May 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
He calls himself a modern-day Tarzan, and it's no exaggeration.

He rides an elephant to work and spends his day hanging out with tigers. 21-year-old Kody Antle works at a South Carolina animal preserve.

This all comes naturally to him. Antel's family owns the preserve and he grew up with the animals. In fact, Bubbles the elephant was more like his big sister growing up.

"I do believe I have some otherly connection to them because of the way I've been raised," said Antle.

The preserve has more than 60 big cats, apes, wolves, and of course the elephant Bubbles.

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